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Parke-Davis medical history prints

 Collection
Identifier: KORN249
This collection contains forty oversized color reproductions of paintings illustrating history of medicine subjects and important persons, including: Primitive Medicine (Navaho), Egyptian, Hammurabi fee setting, Asclepius, Galen, Rhazes, Paracelsus, Vesalius, medieval hospitals, Pare, Harvey, Lavoisier, Sydenham, Lind, Leeuwenhoek, Laennac, Pinel, J Hunter, Morgagni, Rush, Jenner, 5 - Anesthesia (Morton), Semmelweis, AMA founding, Sims, Virchow, Helmholtz, Bernard, Pasteur, Lister, Charcot, Roentgen, Johns Hopkins, Conquest of yellow fever, Cannon, Ehrlich, Cushing, Goldberger, Ramon y Cajal.

Dates

  • 1957-1963

Creator

Extent

.50 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

These forty oversized color reproductions of paintings illustrating the history of medicine were painted by Robert A. Thom (1915-1979) and reproduced for distribution by Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals between 1957 and 1963. The series highlights major figures and their discoveries from the earliest times to the early twentieth century.

Creator

Title
Parke-Davis medical history prints
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
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Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766